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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Nottingham
Albert Shingler was born in 1898 in Nottingham and was the son of William March a hosiery machine fitter and Mary Jane Shingler née Herrick of 41 Park Lane, Lenton His father was born in 1869 in Leicester and his mother Mary Jane Herrick was born in 1870 in Nottingham, they were married in 1891 in Nottingham and went on to have 9 children two of whom died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children shown on the 1901/1911 census were all born in Nottingham and were Annie b1892, William b1896, Leonard b1897, Albert b1898, Lily b1901, Doris Mable b1903 and Arthur b1910. In the 1911 census the family are living at 41 Park Lane, New Lenton and are shown as William 42 yrs a hosiery machine fitter, he is living with his wife Mary Jane 41 yrs and their children, Annie 19 yrs a card box hand, William 15 yrs no occupation shown, Leonard 13 yrs an office boy, Albert 12 yrs a newsboy, Lily 10 yrs a scholar, Doris Mable 8 yrs a scholar and Arthur 1 year. He married his wife May Cocking (born 18th June 1898) in 1917 in Nottingham and they lived at 39 Park Street, Lenton, Nottingham, they had a daughter Nellie May born 30th May 1918. Following his death his widow May was awarded a pension of 20 shillings and 5 pence a week which commenced on 24th March 1919.
05 Sep 1918
20
289198 - CWGC Website
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Private
1/1st Bn Cambridgeshire Regiment
Pte. Albert Shingler, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1st/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment, formerly Leicestershire Regiment, was killed in action on 5th September 1918. He is buried in Peronne Commual Cemetery Extension. 5.O.16
In memoriam published 5th September 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “SHINGLER. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. A. Shingler, who fell in action September 5th, 1918. There is a link death cannot sever, love and remembrance last for ever. – From loving wife and baby and family. “SHINGLER. – In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Pte. A. Shingler, who fell in action September 5th, 1918. No morning dawns, nor night returns, but what we think of thee. – From loving mother, father, sisters, and brothers.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert Shingler - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle